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The 2021 State of Cities Climate Finance report examines the current state of urban climate investment, the barriers to reaching the needed investment levels, and the steps to overcoming these challenges.

The report delivers its findings in two parts:

The Landscape of Urban Climate Finance (Part 1). Authored by the Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance Secretariat (Climate Policy …

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The focus of this Compendium is on the range of urban and periurban technologies that can be provided and managed as a utility service. Accordingly, we refrain from highlighting various pit latrine technologies as information about them are widely available in the English, French and Spanish Compendia, including the more interactive online version entitled “Sanitation Systems Perspective” …

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The Compendium is available in English and Arabic. It covers the following topics:
(A) Decentralized Wastewater Management in the light of Adaptation to Climate Change
(B) Domestic Wastewater Reuse in the Context of Decentralized Wastewater Management in Jordan for Climate Change Adaptation
(C) Business Models for Decentralized Wastewater Management in Jordan
(D) Social acceptance as a …

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Faecal sludge management is the collection, transport, treatment and reuse or disposal of faecal sludge from pit latrines, septic tanks and other on-site sanitation technologies, and is crucial to achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. You can use this guide as a reference document to help create better sanitation programmes, specifically to make sure sanitation is safely managed for …

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This manual is written for local government authorities in Bangladesh, specifically the city corporations and paurashava. However, it contains content useful for other urban sanitation actors in Bangladesh and other low-and middle-income countries.

The purpose of this manual is to provide guidance to local government in Bangladesh on supporting safely managed sanitation in low-income …

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There is no doubt that social media can be an instigator of social change. Successful social media campaigns can greatly contribute to increasing the visibility of initiatives and can boost scaling-up efforts. However, to make the campaign successful, it’s essential to get the ingridiences right.

Inspiring for you could be our experience with the highly successful social media campaign …

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The training manual was developed for trainers who will introduce the WASH Quartet game, an educational card game focused on the learning of key water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practices and behaviours to community leaders from refugee settlements in Northern Uganda. Trainers will disseminate the game to their local communities for them to incorporate and reinforce key WASH practices while …

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The Compendium of Hygiene Promotion in Emergencies is a comprehensive and systematic compilation of the most relevant sector-reviewed components, tools, methods and approaches to design and implement successful hygiene promotion (HP) and behaviour change interventions. It is applicable to all critical hygiene behaviours across all response phases. It is not intended to be a ‘How To’ guide but …

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La présente Norme internationale a pour objectif de faciliter le développement de systèmes d'assainissement autonomes conçus pour répondre aux besoins essentiels en matière d'assainissement et de favoriser la durabilité économique, sociale et environnementale, grâce à des stratégies pouvant consister réduire à la consommation des ressources (par exemple, l'eau, l'énergie) et à …

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• You, as a sanitation worker, are exposed to occupational health and safety hazards. The work involves risk of coming in contact with hazardous biological and chemical agents
• PPEs are a crucial barrier between you and disease-causing agents at the work site
• It has been observed that the usage of PPEs is low. Fellow sanitation workers of yours have shared major reasons for this- …

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The direct relationship between diseases such as cholera, hepatitis and dysentery and the unrestricted discharges of residential sewage is well documented. The septic tank is a simple device and when designed, installed, and operated properly, can serve as the first step in the sewage treatment process, which transforms human waste into a manageable effluent. Effluent can be further treated, …

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After decades promoting sanitation in low and middle-income countries, several countries and the global sanitation community have come to realise that it is time to rethink the approach to accelerating access to quality services. Since 2000, the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has consistently reported that the share of the population in low and …

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In Bangladesh, on-site sanitation is prevalent throughout the country except for a small portion in Dhaka city, and the huge quantity of faecal sludge generated in septic tanks and pits (of pit/ pour-flush latrines) is inaptly managed. Lack of Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) services is causing severe environmental pollution, particularly in urban areas, affecting both public health and economy. …

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According to Census 2011, Bihar reported 11.67 million urban population i.e. 11.25% of total population of state, dwelling in 199 urban centers (which accounts 3.14% of total urban population of country). The state has 143 statutory towns and 56 census towns. The state has 143 urban local bodies(ULBs) including 12 Municipal Corporation (Nagar Nigam), 46 Nagar Palika Parishad and 85 Nagar …

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This Guidance Document on Equipment & Workforce Norms for Managing Waterborne Sanitation in India is prepared keeping in view the Safai-mitra Suraksha Challenge, 2021.
All sanitary structures like sewer and septic tanks which manage sewage are susceptible to getting choked at some point of time due to ingress and settling of solids and require regular cleaning or maintenance. Cleaning of sewer …

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The fast pace of urbanization – primarily due to the quest for good quality education, healthcare facilities, job opportunities, rapid changes in lifestyle and growing aspirations in urban areas– coupled with spurt in economic activities has compounded the sanitation challenges in urban areas, as creation of sanitation infrastructure could not keep pace with urbanization. India is signatory …

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In 2018, Wai was chosen as one of the eight cities across the globe for the City Wide Inclusive Sanitation Program (CWIS) funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). The municipal council of Wai (WMC) with support from Center of Water and Sanitation (CWAS), CRDF, CEPT University (CEPT) is aiming to implement the CWIS goals
and principles in Wai.
Under the CWIS framework, one of the …

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Fecal sludge (FS) from on-site sanitation systems has to be well composted to reduce its pathogenic risk for reuse in agriculture, forestry or landscaping. Over the last decade, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) has explored the use of FS in combination with other organic waste sources to optimize the FS treatment and composting or co-composting process for the production of a …

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1 This guidance is issued by the Health and Safety Executive. Following the guidance is not compulsory and you
are free to take other action. But if you do follow the guidance you will normally be doing enough to comply with
the law. Health and safety inspectors seek to secure compliance with the law and may refer to this guidance as
illustrating good practice.

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Several work activities bring workers into contact with sewage and sewage products.
Each year, some workers will suffer from at least one episode of work-related illness.
The majority of illnesses are relatively mild cases of gastroenteritis, but potentially fatal diseases, such as leptospirosis (Weil’s disease) and hepatitis, are also reported to HSE.
However, there could well be …

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This pocket card contains notes on good practice which are not compulsory but which you may find helpful in considering what you need to do.

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Faecal Sludge Plants (FSPs) require ongoing and appropriate operation and maintenance (O&M) activities in order to ensure long-term functionality. O&M activities are at the interface of the technical, administrative, and institutional frameworks that enable sustained FSPs function. “Operationdz refers to all the activities that are required to ensure that a FSP delivers services as designed, …

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This Manual is needed for the technical persons to be trained as Operators and helpers at the FSTP site at Waynad. It contains Technical Guidelines for carrying out the works. A series of manuals are made, Operation and maintenance manual and Operator Instruction manual are the others.
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